Payroll Processor Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Payroll Processor is $15.81 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are ADP Payroll System and Payroll Administration. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Payroll Processor Total Pay (?
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$26,116 - $46,702
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,442
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Payroll Processor Total Pay (?
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$11.73 - $20.41
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$26,116 - $46,702  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,442  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,022 - $45,743  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 257
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $20.41  
   
Overtime
$18.87 - $30.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,442  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,022 - $45,743  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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Job Description for Payroll Processor
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Processor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
$35,000
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Experience Affects Payroll Processor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Payroll Processor Salaries

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 15%
Payroll Administration
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
National Average
$35,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 24%
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